Text Analytics Internship

Posted 04 Sep 2019

Darmstadt, Hesse - Germany

Req Id 197298


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 52,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


As text analytics intern, he/she will investigate and implement text mining and natual language processing based solutions for solving real world business problems. He/she will focus on building information extraction, information retrieval, predictive models. At the project level, he/she will need to identify the appropriate techniques, develop new data sets and models, define and monitor success, and communicate with technical and non-technical partners within the team.



Pursuing Masters in computer science, information science, data mining, bioinformatics, or similar fields

Hands-on experience in text mining, natural language processing, machine learning applied to text data, information extraction and information retrieval

Experience developing and applying NLP and machine learning methods in java, python, or scala

Experience in Python libraries for text data analyses and machine learning such as NLTK, Spacy, ScikitLearn, Tensorflow, Word2Vec, Bert

Experience in document indexing systems such as Elasticsearch, Solr or Lucene

Experience with Apache open-source text mining frameworks such as UIMA or GATE is a plus

Experience working with biomedical open-source ontologies and terminologies such as MeSH, MedDRA, UMLS, SNOMED etc. is a plus

Experience with publication databases such as PubMed, PubMedCentral, ClinicalTrials.gov, PatBase, FreePatentsOnline is a plus

Experience working with open-source lexicons such as Dbpedia, WordNet is a plus

Experience developing or applying text analytics solutions in Hadoop data lake environment is an added asset

Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with ability to communicate effectively within the team

Progressive thinker and problem solver, with a strong ability to manage ambiguity/complexity.

What we offer: In our company, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!

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